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Pope Tawāḍrūs II is considering the re-formation of the church tribunals that used to be headed by Bishop Bīshūy.
A state of anxiety and tension is overwhelming the headquarters of the Holy Synod secretary after almost confirmed information that Pope Tawāḍrūs was planning a shakeup within the Synod’s administrative structure that would include changing Bishop Bīshūy, who has been the Synod’s secretary for 27...
Bishop Damyān (Damien) of al-Minyā called for a constitution of amity among Egyptians, adding schism is a crime against Egypt that once has protected a young Jesus.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta.
Bishop Bīshūy held a closed meeting with leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) inside St. Dimyana Monastery in the town of Bilqās, al-Qalyubia governorate to discuss the status of Copts in the draft constitution, planned to be finalized...
A book titled “Bishop Bīshūy…the Student of Pope Shenouda III, Guardian of the Orthodox Christianity and Defender of the Faith in Modern Times” triggered a row inside church circles.
Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
Fr. Isaac and Bishop Bishoy, Caretaker of the St. Antonios Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, stated though their Facebook page that Pope Tawadros will visit the UAE the coming Friday 
Rev. Ikrām Lam’ī, head of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, was interviewed by al-Tahrīr. He stated in the interview that the idea of interfaith dialogue is important and that the worst thing is that Muslims interpret the Bible or that a Christian interprets the Qur’an. He added that it is...
The article reports on the death of Bishop Bīshūy, which was announced by Egypt’s Coptic Church last Wednesday. The funeral service was held in the Monastery of Saint Dimiyānā, without papal presence due to Pope Tawāḍrūs’ pastoral visit to the USA.
Knowledgeable Church sources informed al-Dustūr that Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, made rearranging the ecclesiastical home his first priority immediatelyafter returning from his current visit to the United States.
Pope Tawadros led the third morning mass for his deceased mother, Samiah Nassīm, in St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria.  His mother passed away Friday morning, March 28, at the age of 83. Soon after the mass, the Pope returned to the headquarters in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abbāssiyah, Cairo. He will...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church shall meet on February 20th to examine and discuss the regulation list of 1957 for papal elections and its amendment. According to a clerical source the meetings, headed by Bishop Rafael, started yesterday in the monastery of Saint Bishoy in the Wadī al...
“No to Salafī decrees in the Church” is a banner that was held up in a protest against Bishop Bishoy, Bishop of Damietta and Kafr el- Sheikh.
A single paper with Father Bishoy’s words on it declaring a ban on women and girls from wearing trousers and make-up when going to church and attending communion has ignited fervent anger from Copts against the bishop.
Father Bishoy, Bishop of Damietta and Kafr el-Sheikh, issued official regulations for all churches to ban women, and girls over the age of 11, from attending communion (a holy church ritual) wearing make-up, trousers, or blouses.
A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
In his sermon consecrated to Bishop Bishoy on his 40th Death Day, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawāḍrūs described the late Metropolitan bishop as ‘a discerning person’ who managed to build spiritual fraternal ties to his congregation, and strong friendship bonds to the...
Pope Tawadros appoints Bishop Paula in place of Bishop Bishoy

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